Louisiana Department of State Civil Service - Houma, LA

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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: One year of experience or training in the automotive or mobile equipment repair field.


JOB NUMBER: 127917

No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

A Valid and Current Louisiana Class D - Chauffeur’s License is required.

To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities.

Applicants can check the status of their application at any time by selecting the ‘Application Status’ link after logging into their account. Below are the most common status messages and their meanings.

Application Status Message

What it Means

Application received

Your application has been submitted successfully.

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We are making sure you have an active, passing score for the required written test.

Evaluating experience

Your application is being reviewed by Human Resources to ensure you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.

Eligible for consideration

You are among a group of applicants who MAY be selected for the position.

Referred to hiring manager for review

Your application has been delivered to the hiring manager. You may or may not be called for an interview.

Position filled

Someone has been selected for the position.

Position cancelled

The agency has decided not to fill the position.

DOTD EMPLOYEES : Refer to appropriate EDSM directive for required structured training requirements and PPM # 59 Workforce Development on training guidelines.

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the work experience sections of the application.

For further information about this vacancy or posting contact:

Lyle J. LeBlanc, Engineer 8 (DOTD)

02/Houma Sub-District ADA of Operations

(985) 858-2402

Job Concepts:

Function of Work:
To perform routine preventive maintenance and repair of small engines and mobile equipment.

Level of Work:

Supervision Received:
General from Mobile Equipment Shop Foreman or other higher level maintenance or administrative personnel. Close from higher level maintenance personnel when assisting with major overhaul work.

Supervision Exercised:

Location of Work:
All agencies, statewide.

Job Distinctions:
Differs from apprentice and helper jobs by the independent performance of routine preventive maintenance and repair of small engines and mobile equipment in a non-trainee capacity.

Differs from higher level Mobile Equipment Mechanics by the lack of independent overhaul responsibility on major components such as engines, transmissions, differentials, etc.

Examples of Work:

Makes regular maintenance checks and performs regular preventive maintenance such as: oil changes, lubrication, filter and radiator hose changes, and proper fluid level maintenance to keep warranties in effect.

Assists higher level mechanics in working on a wide variety of mobile equipment or vehicles.

May also be responsible for repair and maintenance of equipment powered by small internal combustion engines such as: lawnmowers, string trimmers, outboard motors, etc. Tasks may include grinding valves, setting tappets and push rods, installing new piston rings, and cleaning parts.

Removes and cleans fuel tanks.

Maintains inventory of tools, instruments, and supplies.

Structured training as required by agency.

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